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Duplex Units on Individual Lots


These are duplex developments for two-acre sites. Each unit has a sizable back yard.


East or west entry

The hammerhead cul-de-sac development has a common area, which might be required by the zoning ordinance. The goosehead and bulbhead cul-de-sac developments have no common area, making it possible to substitute detached houses for some of the duplex units.

Goosehead cul-de-sac, twelve units
duplexes, east, goosehead

Hammerhead cul-de-sac, twelve units
duplexes, east, hammerhead

Bulbhead cul-de-sac, twelve units
duplexes, east, bulbhead

North or south entry

The site plans for east or west entry can be rotated 90 degrees if solar orientation is unimportant because the site receives little sun. If solar orientation is important, a hammerhead cul-de-sac works better than a goosehead or bulbhead cul-de-sac because it can be stretched to conform to the site.

This plan has no driveways from the abutting street. If the zoning ordinance allows such driveways, duplexes with front-entry attached garages can be used on the front lots.

Hammerhead cul-de-sac, twelve units
duplexes, north, hammerhead